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Misunderstood Youth Development Center

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Terryl De Mendonca
Phone: 719-224-8050


What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To empower youth to learn positive self expression and decision making. To improve lines of communication for youth so as to help them acquire a better understanding of life and people as well as being able to deal with life problems in a more positive and productive manner


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Youth in communities throughout New York and neighboring states


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Individual capacity-building
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.